HC Deb 11 July 1938 vol 338 c943W
Lieut.-Commander Fletcher

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what is the marriage allowance payable to a chief petty officer in the Navy as compared with that paid in the Army to the relative rank of colour-sergeant?

Mr. Cooper

The rate of marriage allowance in the Navy is 17s. for all ratings. The rate of family allowance for a colour-sergeant in the Army is 19s. 6d.